Sunday, June 26, 2022

Stephen Vance

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Another Operating Surplus in 2021

Meaford council received a report from staff during their Monday, June 13 meeting which estimated the municipality's 2021 operating surplus to be $321,000. The 2021...

Celebrating Canada Day in the Municipality of Meaford

Canada Day is fast approaching and organizers are busy preparing for a return of in-person celebrations after more than two years of the pandemic. “Come...

EGHAA Celebrates National Range Day

The East Grey Hunters and Anglers Association celebrated the first annual National Range Day with an open house on Saturday, June 4, inviting anyone...

What Happens if Meaford’s Council is Designated as ‘Lame Duck’ After Nomination Day?

With a municipal election set for October 24, you might be curious about how a pending election impacts the current council's ability to make...

‘Seriously Flawed’: Residents React to Harbour Development Proposal

A proposed five-storey, 160-unit residential building at the corner of Trowbridge and Bayfield Streets, alongside the Bighead River in Meaford's harbour area, was the...

How Could Meaford Benefit if Pumped Storage Proposal Moves Forward?

Meaford Councillor Paul Vickers introduced a motion at the Monday, May 9 council meeting asking municipal staff to prepare a report outlining the potential...

Patios Are Here to Stay

The popular restaurant patios on Sykes Street, which helped to get some local restaurants through the COVID-19 pandemic, will be here to stay after...

Arena & Community Centre Overhaul Won’t Come Cheap

Built in 1977, the Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre on Collingwood Street is long overdue for a major overhaul, particularly with the full...

Six Municipal Employees Earned More Than $100,000 in 2021

Six of Meaford's municipal staff members received salaries in excess of $100,000 in 2021, earning them a spot on Ontario's annual 'Sunshine List'. Each year...

Chamber of Commerce Requests Increase in Funding For Operation of Downtown Big Apple

Meaford's council has approved a request for an increase in funding provided to the Meaford Chamber of Commerce in exchange for operating the municipal...

New & Upgraded Long-Term Care Beds at Summit Place in Owen Sound Announced

Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker has announced the Ontario government is adding nine new and upgrading 119 beds (for a total of 128 new...

Council Approves New Open Air Burn By-law

Meaford Council has given initial approval to a new open burn bylaw that is intended to eliminate confusion, and to provide a more user-friendly...

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